Gangster rapper/actor/director Ice Cube took home an NAACP Image Award during the 42nd Annual NAACP Image Awards, which took place in Los Angeles last night (March 4th).
Ice Cube was named Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy for his role in the hit movie “Are We There Yet?”
Ice Cube’s award could bring more controversy to the NAACP, which came under fire before the awards show by a Christian minister in Clinton, Maryland.
Reverend Delman Coates of Mt. Ennon Baptist Church also heads up the Enough is Enough Campaign for Corporate Responsibility in Entertainment.
He said he planned to organize a “crusade” against the civil-rights organization, for nominating a variety of rappers he deemed offensive.
“These are not images that any respectable civil rights organization or responsible American corporation should endorse,” Coates said. warning that the program would have “long term implications for the reputation of the NAACP and the corporate brands of the program’s sponsors.”
The 42nd NAACP Image Awards were hosted by Wayne Brady and Holly Robinson Peete and telecast on Fox. More
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